MINI Inspection I.
Tasks performed.

Body and electrics:

  • Lighting system checked.
  • Instrument panel, dashboard lighting and heating/ventilation fans checked.
  • Horn, flashlights and hazard warning lights checked.
  • Condition of safety belts checked; function of automatic belt tensioners, buckles and clips tested.
  • Acid levels and charging status of battery checked; battery recharged (if necessary).*
  • Microfilter for heating and air conditioning systems replaced.
  • If MINI Mobility System is available: compressor canister replaced after four years.*
  • Visibility checks for damage, leaks and corrosion performed on suspension and bodywork.
  • Tailgate hinges lubricated.

Engine compartment:

  • Self-diagnosis system tested; read-out of error memory.
  • Engine oil and oil filter replaced.
  • Cooling water levels and liquid concentration tested after top-up.
  • Cooling water replaced at pre-determined interval (after four years at the latest) with suitable cooling liquid (if necessary).*
  • Service interval indicator reset according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Liquid levels for screen washer and headlight washer (if available) checked; liquid refilled if necessary.
  • Liquid levels for power steering checked; liquid refilled if necessary.*
  • Brake fluid replaced within the specified service intervals (after two years at the latest).*


  • Average strength of front and rear brake pads measured.
  • If brake pads are replaced: brake shaft cleaned; surface and strength of brake discs tested; wheel-centring hub of light-alloy wheels lubricated.*
  • Steering tested for play, solidity, damage and wear and tear.
  • Undercarriage tested for leaks, damage and corrosion.
  • Brake cables checked for solidity, damage and correct positioning.
  • Handbrake checked for correct function; adjusted as necessary.
  • Handbrake repaired according to manufacturer’s specifications (if necessary).
  • Tyre pressure (including spare wheel) tested and adjusted as necessary; Runflat Indicator reset; condition, profile and contact of tyres tested.

Final check:

  • Test drive to check roadworthiness, including tests for brakes, steering or power steering, clutch, indicators and warning lights.


*Costs extra.